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12/10/2014
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest amid industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. After a decade of ...   
19/11/2013
U.S. EPA has proposed taking back its 2011 cellulosic biofuel target and refunding oil companies nearly $5 million for their costs in trying to meet it. The proposal -- which was buried in Friday's 204-page proposed rule setting next ...   
17/8/2013
THERE is an indisputable elegance to the idea of transforming garbage into fuel, of turning icky, smelly detritus into something valuable. But big drawbacks have prevented the wholesale adoption of trash-to-gas technology in the United ...   
3/1/2013
Avoiding the so-called "fiscal cliff" could provide a major boost to the US biofuels, energy efficiency, and electric car sectors, as well as the fast-expanding wind energy industry.While the decision to extend the crucial Production Tax ...   
19/6/2012
Diplomats from over 190 countries agreed on a draft text on green global development on Tuesday to be approved this week at a summit in Rio de Janeiro, but environmentalists said the agreement was too weak. The summit, known as Rio+20 ...   
19/6/2012
Diplomats from over 190 countries agreed on a draft text on green global development on Tuesday to be approved this week at a summit in Rio de Janeiro, but environmentalists complained the agreement was too weak. The summit, known as ...   
18/5/2012
After a decade of promise, advanced biofuels makers are entering a crucial make-or-break period with the first of a new generation of production facilities about to come on line. The new facilities are designed to take biofuels beyond ...   
21/2/2012
It is one of the holy grails of clean energy production: finding a way to make ethanol from the cellulose in biowaste like corn husks and household trash. Although several pilot projects are up and running - with many more in the pipeline - ...   
12/11/2011
Reporting from Chicago- Continental Airlines flight 1403 made history when it landed at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Monday, becoming the first revenue passenger trip in the U.S. powered by biofuel. The Boeing 737-800 ...   
10/10/2011
The world's airlines will carry 2.8 billion passengers and 46 million tons of freight this year. They will burn somewhere between 210 million and 220 million tons of fuel and generate 650 million tons of carbon emissions in the ...   
12/6/2011
A subsidy that next-generation biofuel producers are counting on to procure their feedstocks is in danger in Congress.The subsidy program, created in the 2008 farm bill, is set to expire in 2012 and it could be out of money sooner if ...   
14/4/2011
ALGAE are being put to work performing a unique double duty: cleaning up sewage waste while simultaneously producing biofuel. All algae feast on phosphates and nitrogen-containing compounds, converting them to lipids. Some of these oils ...   
22/1/2011
The U.S. government on Thursday gave four biofuel companies loan guarantees of nearly $650 million to help build plants that will make motor fuels from sources like animal fat, orange peels and trash. The government is supporting the ...   
11/1/2011
A projected shortfall in the production of an important green energy alternative could hurt U.S. efforts to move away from fossil fuels, a ClimateWire analysis has found. U.S. EPA figures indicate that in the second half of 2010, not a ...   
13/9/2010
IN the wake of unending oil drilling catastrophes giving rise to massive destruction of the ecosystem, irresponsible onshore/offshore drilling practices, environmental concerns such as increased green house emissions (GHG), political ...   
13/9/2010
They propose breaking ground next year on a $25 million bioenergy park somewhere in the Willamette Valley. The multi-faceted facility would convert straw and other waste materials into saleable products such as ethanol, electricity, ...   
2/9/2010
Canadian biofuel specialist Enerkem this week announced it has begun construction on what it claims will be the world's first industrial-sized plant capable of converting non-recyclable municipal waste into advanced biofuels. The plant, ...   
24/7/2010
British Airways will experiment with food leftovers and household waste to make jet fuel, writes Nick Galvin. If all goes to plan, by 2014 you could find yourself aboard a British Airways flight powered by lawn clippings, food leftovers ...   
29/4/2010
The promise of switchgrass, the challenges for forests and the costs of corn-based ethanol production: Ecological scientists review the many factors surrounding biofuel crop production and its implications on ecosystem health in three new ...   
6/3/2010
The world, it is said, belongs to those with the most energy. And the search for alternative energy, for a number of reasons - from political to environmental - continues. The price spike in 2008, preceding the recession the world is now ...   
16/2/2010
The development of alternative fuel will greatly benefit the U.S., say scientists in an Energy Foundation-funded report published February 16 by the Ecological Society of America (ESA), the nation's largest organization of ecological scientists. ...   
13/1/2010
California could tap the energy stored in wood, garbage, plants and animal waste to fuel a job creation engine that could pull the state out of its economic doldrums, biomass energy advocates said Tuesday. So far, though, the engine has ...   
7/1/2010
The environmental benefits of biofuels made from food and energy crops has come in for questioning yet again, with the publication of a new government-commissioned report that concludes fuels made from waste materials cut greenhouse gas emissions ...   
15/11/2009
Millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide could be prevented from entering the atmosphere following the discovery of a way to turn coal, grass or municipal waste more efficiently into clean fuels. Scientists have adapted a process called ...   
14/11/2009
Millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide could be prevented from entering the atmosphere following the discovery of a way to turn coal, grass or municipal waste more efficiently into clean fuels. Scientists have adapted a process called ...   

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